Updated: Road re-opened after four vehicle collision on Torridge Bridge

Three cars and a van were involved in a collision this afternoon and emergency services are on scene.

THE Torridge Bridge has been re-opened following a four vehicle collision this afternoon (Fri).

The collision occurred around 1.55pm and the road was closed in both directions.

At 3.05pm the Bideford-bound carriageway was reopened and the road is now completely clear.

Police confirmed there were several people reported to be injured but details of the injuries are not yet known.

The incident involved a white Ford transit van, a white Hyundai 110, a green Peugeot Partner and a silver Hyundai Getz.

Traffic is reported to be heavy in the area and motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.

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